Obama will visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday to meet with residents who've lived with contaminated water.
In the wake of the Newtown shootings, parents are talking about the struggle to get mental health help for their children.
As WBUR’s Martha Bebinger reports, “we don’t know if the alleged Newtown gunman, Adam Lanza, had a mental illness. But we do have parents who take in details of his life and say, ‘please, help me make sure this doesn’t happen with my son.'”
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.